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Chyron Appoints Sim Kolliner Vice President of Professional Services

Kolliner Brings Rich and Diverse Engineering Background to Leadership of Chyron’s New Professional Services Division

MELVILLE, N.Y. — June 2, 2011 — Chyron today announced the appointment of Sim Kolliner as vice president of professional services. Kolliner brings three decades of broadcast industry experience to his new role at Chyron, where he will lead the professional services division in facilitating clients’ smooth implementation of graphics solutions, as well as their organizational adaptation to new systems and workflows.

“Sim has been involved in virtually every aspect of broadcast operations and engineering, and his leadership skills and rich background in the industry will be indispensible to Chyron as we grow our professional services division,” said Michael Wellesley-Wesley, Chyron president and CEO. “Implementing new systems and workflows involves significant change for our clients’ organizations, and Sim’s industry experience and knowledge make him a great fit for leadership of the Chyron team tasked with supporting customers throughout this process and ensuring they reach their project goals.”

Prior to joining Chyron in May 2011, Kolliner oversaw the professional services group at Harris BCD, where he managed more than 100 pre- and post-sales engineering staff and directed customer service for North America. He earlier served as manager of applications engineering at Leitch Technology, where his work focused on designing demonstrations, solutions, and training tailored to customer needs. Kolliner has been an engineering manager since 1977, and he has worked for leading media companies including Ziff Davis Broadcasting, Post Newsweek Stations, Cox Broadcasting, Pulitzer Broadcasting, and NBC.

Kolliner is an active member of both the SBE and SMPTE as well as the author of several articles relating to broadcast engineering and management.

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About Chyron
As the pioneer of graphics as a service for all digital video media, Chyron (NASDAQ: CHYR) continues to define the world of digital and broadcast graphics with Web, mobile, HD, 3D, and newsroom integration solutions. Winner of numerous awards, including two Emmy(R) Awards, Chyron has proved itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings that include Chyron’s AXIS Graphics online content creation software and order management system, on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding, and graphics asset management solutions. More information about Chyron products and services is available on the company websites: www.chyron.com and www.axisgraphics.tv. The company’s investor relations information is at www.chyron.com via the “Investors” link.

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